Job: Nutritionist I

Job Title

Nutritionist I

Job Category

Dietetic Technician

Company

Scotland County Health Department
Laurinburg, North Carolina 28352
http://www.scotlandcounty.org/

Applicants must apply via the county website

Job Description and Requirements

Description
The primary purpose of this unit is to provide professional nutrition services by the application of nutrition theories and concepts in the comprehensive assessment and counseling with clients as well as to provide high quality services to Scotland County participants in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). Provides individualized nutrition assessment and counseling for participants of the WIC program. Functions in collaboration as needed with other health department/local health care providers including nurses and social workers.

Examples of Duties
Provides individualized nutrition assessment and counseling for participants of the WIC program. Functions in collaboration as needed with other health department/local health care providers including nurses and social workers.


Typical Qualifications
Specialized knowledge in the principles and application of nutrition and dietetics to improve health outcomes. Knowledge of relevant medical terminology and skill in documenting in the medical record. Ability to deliver nutrition education programs and communicate with individuals and small groups. General knowledge of behavior change theory and learning theory. General knowledge of life-cycle nutrition with preference for knowledge of maternal and child nutrition, and lactation. Graduation from a Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education â approved Didactic Program in Dietetics; or Dietetic Technician, Registered with the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education with a Bachelor's degree in any subject area from an accredited four-year college or university; or a Bachelor's of Science degree in Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition or Community Nutrition from an accredited four-year college or university; or a Bachelor's of Science degree in Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition or Community Nutrition from an accredited four-year college or university.
Candidates should provide documentation of registration status from the Commission on Dietetic Registration, provide university or college transcripts and CADE verification statement.

Employment Type

Full Time

Contact

Benita Mullis

910-277-2440 [tel]
bmullis@scotlandcounty.org

Applicants must apply via the county website

[posted Jul 12, 2018]

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